# Reasoning Quiz - Competitive Exams - Banking Exams - 17

Directions (1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions-
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular route. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement (single digit numbers are preceded by zero. All other numbers are two digit numbers):

Input: are 74 82 we 02 10 saving 56 our own 43 live
Step 1: we are 74 02 10 saving 56 our own 43 lives 82
Step 2: we saving are 02 10 56 our own 43 lives 74 82
Step 3: we saving own are 02 10 our 43 lives 56 74 82
Step 4: we saving own our are 02 10 lives 43 56 74 82
Step 5: we saving own our lives are 02 10 43 56 74 82

Step 5 is the last step of the arrangement of the above input as the intended arrangement is obtained.

1.       Which of the following would be step 4 for the following input:
Input: 19 there is 81 27 hope 45 for 33 one 49 better day 08
(1) There one is hope for 19 27 better day 08 33 45 49 81
(2) there one is hope 19 27 for better day 08 33 45 49 81
(3) There one is hope 19 27 for better day 81 49 45 33 08
(4) There one is hope for 19 27 better day 08 33 49 45 81
(5) There is one hope 19 27 for better day 08 33 49 45 81

(2-3): The followings are the steps I, II, III, IV and V of an input represented by A, B, C, D and E but not necessarily in this order. Rearrange them in the order of the steps and then answer the given questions:
Input: abide the 11 32 laws 50 93 17 of countless 21 nature
(1) The of nature abide 11 laws 17 countless 21 32 50 93
(2) The of nature laws abide 11 countless 17 21 32 50 93
(3) The abide 11 32 laws 50 17 of countless 21 nature 93
(4) The of nature laws countless abide 11 17 21 32 50 93
(5) The of abide 11 32 laws 17 countless 21 nature 50 93

2.   Which of the following will be step 2?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) E
(4) D
(5) E

3.   Which of the following will be step 4?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E

4.       If step third of an arrangement is : Wednesday try 07 06 17 going super market 28 option 33 88.
Then which of the following input?
(1) 07  06  27  28  33 88 Wednesday try going super market option
(2) 07  06  Wednesday try going 17 28 33 super market 88 option
(3) Wednesday option going try 07 06 17 28 33 super market 88
(4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these

5.   Input: 50 62 the best 67 bargain 42 in stores 17 89 now 75 available
Which of the words/numbers below would be at the fifth position (from the left end) in step 5 of the input:
(1) in
(2) best
(3) 17
(4) bargain
(5) 42